Talus Apartments – Plymouth

Talus Apartments – Plymouth

Project Complete – Walk Through pending

Greetings and welcome to your project blog for the upcoming painting project at Talus Apartments in Plymouth. We are looking forward to being onsite with you!

Prep and Painting – Route

Thursday, June 27th: We’ve got ourselves a Rain Day, folks!

The storm is a brewing and the crew will resume their prep and painting as the weather allows. They’re just about done with the added exterior areas – thanks!

Tuesday, June 25th: Greetings! 

After yesterday’s rain day, the crew is back onsite today and prepping and painting the leasing office and garages. They’ll then paint the trim on these areas tomorrow. Thanks!

Alfredo sprays the siding.

 Tackling the garages today.

Applying the top coat to the leasing office.

Thursday, June 20th: Good morning! 

The crew is continuing to prep and paint the  add-on areas, the office, building ends, and garage caps. We’re anticipating to wrap up tomorrow or Monday! 

Tackling the leasing office building.

Spraying on the siding color.

Tuesday, June 18th: Greetings! 

After pressure washing, the crew started to apply primer to the add – on areas, including end of buildings, garages, and office. Looking forward to seeing how it all comes together with these areas painted. 

Ladders up to apply the primer to the end of the building.

The primer is just about sprayed on the building.

Monday, June 17th: Good afternoon! 

Here are a few photos from the pressure washing our crew did last Friday. We’re awaiting color approval for the garages, building ends, and the Leasing Office. Thank you again for your cooperation as we completed your resident doors last week!

Washing the siding of the parking garage. 

Washing the exterior of the Rental Office.

Friday, June 14th:  Hello and TGIF! Lots happening around the Twin Cities this weekend to check out — looks like a beautiful weather weekend as well! The Stone Arch Festival is this weekend, Fri-Sun in Minneapolis along Main St. in Minneapolis and not far from there, Boom Island Festival is Sat-Sun. If you’re looking to cheer on the Twinkies, they’ve got a home- game stretch through next Wednesday and they are crushing it!

The crew is wrapping on door painting today and in the next 1-2 days they’ll be wrapping on your exteriors. We’ve also started to pressure wash the end of the building, garage, and office which we’ll begin prepping and painting on as the surfaces dry. Thanks!

Painting the deck side boards.

 Ladders up to paint a siding section.

 Tackling the remaining doors today.

Thursday, June 13th: Good afternoon!

Doors continue as well as prep and painting of the 3905 and 3945 Buildings— hoping to wrap those in the next day or two!

Making our way down the last section at the 3945 Building.

 Scraping the deck boards before we apply the paint. 

Rolling on the floor board paint.

Wednesday, June 12th: Greetings! 

We are back onsite after yesterday’s rain and both crews are hopeful to wrap up the exterior painting in the next few days- which is very exciting! We just love the color scheme and how the buildings are progressing. They are prepping and painting along the final sections and the doors of the 3905 Building are being completed as well. 

Scraping and prepping another deck stack.

Spraying the underside boards.

A completed door looking sharp!

Monday, June 10th: Good afternoon!

The 3905 crew is prepping and painting long the east side of the building. The 3945 crew is prepping and painting along the northeast sides of the building. 

Doors of the 3905, 3rd floor will be wrapping up today and tomorrow. The 2nd and 1st floor door of the 3905 Building will begin on Wednesday, 6/12. Thanks! 

Friday, June 7th: Hello and TGIF! 

The exterior crews are cruising along the routes for both buildings – we appreciate in advance your cooperation to move patio furniture off of your decks as you see us nearning your stack of units, thanks! 

The 3945 residence doors will be wrapping up on Monday- they are on the 2nd and 1st floors.  Today we started the 3rd floor doors in the 3905 Building and will return Monday to complete that floor. The 2nd and 1st floors of the 3905 Building will begin on Wednesday, 6/12 and take 2-3 days to complete. Thanks!

Thursday, June 6th: Hello residents of Talus Apartments! 

It’s another beautiful day and the crews are moving along the route- 3945 is on the section 114-126 and 3904 is on the section 102-114. Thanks!

Prepping along the 124-126 section of the 3945 Building.

Freshening up the decks on the 3945 Building.

Sometimes it’s all rainbows and butterflies.

Prepping the decks stacks along the south side of 3905 Building.

Tuesday, June 4th: Good afternoon! 

The crews are moving along the route – as a reminder to those units along the 127-130 side of the 3945 Building as well as those along the 115-133 side of the 3905 Building to please move the furniture off of your deck so we can paint – thanks!

Prepping a section of 3945 Building.

Applying the 2nd coat to the deck floor.

Spraying the deck underside boards.

Monday, June 3rd: Hello and good afternoon!

We hope you all had a great weekend and enjoyed the beautiful weather! And it seems we’re lucky enough to get that sunshine through the week! 

The 3945 crew is rounding the corner and working on the stacks 130-136. The 3905 crew is continuing down the first section of stacks 115-133. We’ve also started to paint resident doors in the 2945 Building on the 3rd floor. 

Moving down the first section of the 3905 Building.

Prepping another stack of the 3945 Building.

Paper, tape, and plastic oh my!

The 3945 crew is rounding the corner to the 136 stack.

Friday, May 31st: Hello and TGIF!

It’s another beautiful day and it seems the sunshine will extend into the weekend too!

Door Painting – Update

We’ll be tackling the 3945- 3rd floor doors starting on Monday, 6/3. We’ll be gaining access from your maintenance staff to paint the door in the open position. They’ll remain open for 4-5 hours, including the dry time. We’ll be sanding the doors, applying a cleaning solution, applying a primer coat, and finally 2 top coats— this thorough application process is why we’ll be needing the doors open for a few hours. Please direct any questions to the contacts at the bottom of this page- thanks!

We’ll be posting subsequent notices before painting on the remaining floors — 3945 2nd and 1st floors followed by the 3905 Building.

The crew on the 3905 Building is continuing to prep, prime, and paint along the first section of the building. Both crews are following the routes posted above as an fyi, thanks!

Painting a section of window bump outs.

Ladders up!

Thursday May 30th: Good afternoon!

The crews are onsite and tackling both the 3905 and 3945 Buildings. They are both working in sections — prepping and covering, applying primer and then painting as well.

 Covering the railings on the 3905 Building.

Putting up paper and plastic along the 3905 Building.

We’re going to the top! 

Alfredo sprays a section of siding.

Rolling on the paint to the deck underside.

Wednesday, May 29th: Good morning! 

Today the 3945 crew is prepping and also spot priming select areas of the exterior while the 3905 Building will resume prep work tomorrow. We’re delivering product to the 3945 Building today and then the 3905 Building tomorrow. Then 3945 Building will begin their painting tomorrow. 

We have two different crews onsite which will allow us to complete both buildings simultaneously. We’re looking forward to seeing the updated color scheme on the exterior of the buildings. Also, the route for painting is the same as the pressure washing route — see the above map. We’ll do our best to update the progress of the crews, but you’ll also be able to see their location and when you can anticipate them on your section. Thanks!

Laying down plastic on the deck floors. 

1 down, 2 to go.

One of the deck stacks is covered and prepped.

Tuesday, May 28th: Hello and good afternoon! 

We hope you all had a meaningful Memorial Day! We enjoyed time away from work with family and friends. 

The exterior crew on the 3945 Building is beginning their prep and painting. They are starting along the south side near the parking lot.

Scraping the deck underside beams.

Caulking along the deck underside seams.

Tuesday, May 21st: Good afternoon residents of Talus!

The interior crew is wrapping up the lobby areas today and we’ve started to prep the exterior of the 3905 Building. With the impending afternoon and evening rain, our crew is only prepping select areas. We’ll begin painting as the weather is favorable- thanks!

Covering the balcony railings.

One section of balconies are prepping and covered.

Monday, May 20th: Good afternoon!

We thought this was fitting as the season finale of Game of Thrones was last night we are unfortunately seeing unseasonable low temperatures!

The interior crew is taking care of the remaining lobby areas and will wrap up tomorrow. The exterior crew is in a holding pattern as the colors are being finalized and the weather cooperates. We need the temperature to be a bit warmer than this—shooting for this week to begin onthe 3945 Building.

One lobby at a time… crossing them off the list!

We just love how light and bright the hallways look!

Cutting in around the elevator doors.

Friday, May 17th: Good afternoon and TGIF! 

Our exterior crew is wrapping up pressure washing of the 3905 Building and then the interior crews are prepping and painting in the 3905 and 3945 lobby and elevator areas. We are awaiting the color decision for your exterior and will begin once it’s approved. 

Have a great weekend!

Spraying the exterior surfaces to ready them for paint.

The backside of 3905 gets pressure washed.

Checking another lobby off of the list.

Thursday, May 16th: Good morning!

As a reminder, the crew is not painting doors this week. We have postponed the door painting and will post notices as we are ready to paint them. Thanks for your patience!

We are also starting the pressure washing the 3905 Building today, starting in the north east corner and moving clockwise around the building. 

The interior crew will be wrapping up their painting in lobby areas in th enext few days as well!

We’ve got a lot of moving pieces at your apartments and are thrilled to be a part of your transformation.

3905 Building — Pressure washing is in progress!

The crew is tackling another lobby area.

Prepping in one of the stairwells.

Cutting in around the edges of the hallway.

Wednesday, May 15th: Good afternoon!

What a beautiful day!! It’s finally feeling more and more like summertime and we sure are ready! 

The pressure washing crew is finishing up the 3945 Building today and we’ll start the 3905 Building tomorrow, 5/16. Please remove the contents from your deck for the pressure washing – thank you! 

Our interior crew is continuing to complete the entry and elevator lobby areas. 

As far as door painting goes, we are postponing the painting. We painted a ‘test’ door and the paint started to peel We are assessing out application methods and products used. We’ll post notices in advance of the *new* painting dates— just as we had done for this round. Thank you for your cooperation and patience!


3rd, 2nd, and 1st floors…down we go!

Tackling the garage entrance side of the 3945 Building.

Completing the 2nd half of the 3945 Building.

Tuesday, May 14th: Hello! 

We’d like to clarify our pressure washing schedule- we will be pressure washing and prepping and painting the 3945 Building in its entirety before we pressure wash and then prep/paint the 3905 Building. We are sorry for any of the confusion caused. This means if you’re in the 3905 Building, you may put your deck contents back onto your deck. We’ll be providing notice for when you’ll need to remove your items as we near that portion of the project. Thanks!

Pressure Washing from the 3rd floor down to the 1st floor.

Pressure washing and readying for painting.

The 3945 Building gets a good washing!

Rolling on the paint in one of the elevator lobbies.

Cutting in around the elevator door.

Monday, May 13th: Good afternoon! 

The crews are wrapping up on the interior areas of the 3945 and 3905 Buildings. And then we’ll begin pressure washing the decks and exterior of the 3945 Building starting tomorrow, 5/14. We’ll start at the SW corner of the Building, near unit 127 and make our way counter clockwise around the Building. 

Please remove all items from your decks for the pressure washing of the building and deck so our crew has unobstructed access. Thank you in advance for your cooperation! 

We anticipate the pressure washing to take about 4-6 working days to complete. We’ll then move onto pressure washing the 3905 Building. 

In regards to door painting, we appreciate those who have contacted us to schedule appointments- thank you! And a friendly reminder if you haven’t done so, to please make an appointment to have your door painted in the open position. After Saturday, we’ll be assessing the remaining doors and compiling our final schedule. 

Friday, May 10th: Hello and TGIF! 

The crews are making their way down the floors of the 3905 Building as well as painting in select stairwells and lobby areas. 

We’ll be painting residence doors starting next week Thursday, 5/16, Friday, 5/17, and Saturday 5/18.

Please make an appointment to have your door painted. We’ll be onsite the days listed from 9am until 4pm. You can schedule an appointment here on the blog—scroll to bottom and ‘leave a comment’ with your Building, Unit, Date, and Time or you may call our office to schedule 763-559-5296 ex.1 or email Dana at dana@roellpainting.comWe’ll be painting your residence doors next week – Thursday, 5/16, Friday, 5/17, and Saturday 5/18. These will be the only days available and we’ll need your cooperationg to paint them in the open position. 

Thank you in advance for your cooperation and have a great weekend! 

Wednesday, May 8th: Good morning! 

Lots of buzz around the arrival and name announcement of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s baby, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. We congratulate them and also want to share that Dairy Queen has also announced, in celebration with the Royal couple, the name change of the ‘Royal Blizzard’ to the ‘Royal Baby Blizzard’ — if you needed another reason to partake in a cool treat from DQ! 

In Talus Apartments news, the crews are continuing on the 1st floor of the 2945 Building as well as the 3rd and 2nd floors of the 3905 Building. Thanks!

The 3rd floor of the 3905 Building is underway!

Rolling on the 1st coat of the wall paint.

Clean and crisp tape lines in preparation for painting the walls.

Taping around all of the edges.

Tuesday, May 7th: Good afternoon! 

Quick update- the crews are making their way down the 1st floor hallway of the 3945 Building and then the 3rd and 2nd floors of the 3905 Building. 

The 1st floor of the 3905 Building will start on Thursday, 5/9. Thanks!

2nd coat in the 2nd section of the 2nd floor (3905 Building).

Monday, May 6th: Good morning! 

We hope you all had a great weekend!

We have the 3945 crew continuing on the 2nd floor and then starting on the 1st floor on Tuesday, 5/7. 

Today we are also starting in the 3905 Building on the 3rd and 2nd floors. Thanks!

Sanding and wall prep on the 1st floor of 3945 Building.

Making our way down the 1st floor of the 3945 Building.

3rd floor of the 3905 Building – off to a great start today!

Wednesday, May 1st: Happy May Day!

Sending you all some fresh blooms on this first of May!

The crew is continuing to prep and paint their way down the 2nd floor hallway. Reminder, we’ll be knocking on doors and starting to paint your resident doors tomorrow — get in contact with us to set up a specific time to be home so we can paint your door in the open position. Thanks!

Getting ready to paint the 2nd coat to this section.

Paint one section, clean up, and move on to the next section.

Tuesday, April 30th: Greetings!

The crew is prepping and painting on the 2nd floor hallway. As they did on the 3rd floor, they’ll be covering carpets, taping off baseboards, frames, etc. Initially they’ll prep and paint the walls and door frames and will be painting the residence doors later this week. 

Please sign up for an appointment so we can paint your door in the open position. Scroll to the bottom and ‘leave a comment’ or call/email Dana dana@roellpainting.com 763-559-5296. Thank you!

Sanding one of the residence doors.

Wall prep on the 2nd floor has begun.

A completed section of the 3rd floor with new frame and wall colors.

Monday, April 29th: Good afternoon! 

The crew is making their way down the 3rd floor hallway and will begin their prep and painting on the 2nd floor starting tomorrow, 4/30. 

We’ll be posting notices today regarding residence door painting on the 3rd floor. The crews will be knocking on doors starting on Thursday, 5/2 — if you are home and have the time, please open your door to be painted.

If you prefer to schedule a specific time to be home and have your door painted, please scroll to the bottom for the ‘Leave a Comment’ section and leave your unit and date/time requested – please schedule on the hour, i.e. #356, Thursday at 10am.

You can also call or email Dana at our office to schedule a time: 763-559-5296 or dana@roellpainting.com Thanks! 

Also to note, we’ll be painting the 2nd and 1st floors at a later date, with notice provided to those residence as well.

A ‘Before’ look at the 3rd floor hallway.

A completed section of the 3rd floor hallway.

Friday, April 26th: Good morning and TGIF! 

The crew is cruising right along and completing sections of the 3rd floor hallway- completing prep work and covering surfaces, sanding and smoothing the walls, painting the door frames and painting the hallway walls. We are loving the the updated color scheme of a brighter and lighter wall color with a dark grey accent for the door frames and doors.

Prepping with plastic to cover the carpets.

Sanding and smoothing the walls between coats.

Prepping in one of the resident alcoves.

Grizzle Gray to the rescue!

Wednesday, April 24th: Good afternoon residents of Talus! 

The full crew is off and running at the 3945 Building. We are starting on the 3rd floor and will make our way down to the 1st floor in the coming weeks. Initally we’ll prep sections of the hallway – cover carpets, baseboards, wall fixtures, etc and then begin painting the door frames and walls. At a later part of the 3rd floor portion, we’ll paint the residence doors and this will require participation from homeowners as we prefer to paint the doors in the open position. But we’ll post subsequent notices regarding all of the specific details. Thanks!

Cutting in along the ceiling lines.

Painting the door frames in ‘Grizzle Gray.’

Tuesday, April 23rd: Good morning! 

We’ll be awaiting color approval before we get rolling on your project at Talus! Thanks for patience and we’re looking forward to working with you!

Monday, April 22nd: Hello! 

It seems there is some color-debate about what we’ll be applying in your hallways on the walls and doors/frames. So today, we’ve applying some samples to residence alcove walls and doors on the 3rd floor of the 2945 Building. 

We’ll be onsite in full force tomorrow to begin your project. As stated earlier, we’ll be starting on the 3rd floor of the 3945 Building. Thanks so much for your patience as the details are being ironed out!

Paper, tape , and plastic to apply the color samples.

Looking forward to seeing the new space! It’s already lighter and brighter!

Thursday, April 18th: Good afternoon! 

Welcome to your project specific blog. Here, we’ll be posting updates regarding project progress, scheduling updates, any changes to the schedule if they arise, and then photos as well. Check back as we’ll be updating several times a week. 

Your painting project includes the prep and painting of several interior areas of the 3905/3945 Buildings. We’ll be finishing your common area, residence, elevator, and laundry doors/frames. We will also be prepping and painting your entry vestibule, stairwell lobbies, and stairwell walls. Included also are the 1st/2nd/3rd floor corridor and laundry room walls. 

The crew will be starting on the 3rd floor of the 3945 Building on Monday, 4/22. As we get going on the project and can gauge the crews’ pace we’ll post an estimated schedule of time to complete each floor. 

The painting of your resident doors will take place near the end of the project, as we’ll need cooperation from each homeowner to paint the doors in the open position. We’ll be providing further notice will specific information regarding the doors as that part of the project approaches. 

Thanks so much and we’re looking forward to getting things underway on Monday!

Nick Roell

Project Manager
Ph: 763-559-5296


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